The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 385 340 294
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -46
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 243 289 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.60% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 212 233
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £52.09 £48.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.27 £48.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.91 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.62 £48.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.28% +37.14%
SQL Server Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -48 107 £475 +11.76% 15
South East -9 41 £388 -8.82% 9
Yorkshire -8 28 £380 +16.92% 16
North West -4 26 £325 +1.56% 8
West Midlands -8 16 £375 +29.31% 6
South West -4 9 £375 +11.11% 5
East of England +2 7 £313 -19.35% 3
East Midlands -1 5 £203 -32.50% 4
North East -27 4 £380 +20.63%
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 488 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 270 (55.33%) SQL
3 232 (47.54%) .NET
4 220 (45.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 206 (42.21%) C#
6 169 (34.63%) T-SQL
7 168 (34.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 152 (31.15%) Microsoft
9 122 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 121 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
11 114 (23.36%) Data Warehouse
12 113 (23.16%) MVC
13 110 (22.54%) ASP.NET
14 108 (22.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 107 (21.93%) Finance
16 96 (19.67%) ETL
17 83 (17.01%) JavaScript
17 83 (17.01%) SQL Server 2008
18 73 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
19 71 (14.55%) MS Excel
20 70 (14.34%) SQL Server 2012
21 68 (13.93%) .NET Framework
22 60 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
23 55 (11.27%) Data Modelling
24 52 (10.66%) Web Services
24 52 (10.66%) Banking
24 52 (10.66%) Performance Tuning
25 51 (10.45%) WCF
26 50 (10.25%) HTML
27 47 (9.63%) jQuery

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (2.87%) IIS
2 11 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.82%) CMS
3 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.61%) Apache
4 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.41%) JBoss
5 2 (0.41%) Node.js
6 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.20%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.20%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 71 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS Project
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.41%) RMDS
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.41%) Force.com
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.82%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.61%) Internet
2 3 (0.61%) Network Security
3 2 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.20%) Modbus
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 220 (45.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 168 (34.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 114 (23.36%) Data Warehouse
5 108 (22.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 83 (17.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 70 (14.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 27 (5.53%) NoSQL
10 24 (4.92%) Relational Database
11 21 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (2.87%) Big Data
14 12 (2.46%) QlikView
15 10 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.84%) SSDT
17 8 (1.64%) DB2
17 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database
18 7 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
18 7 (1.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 60 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (8.81%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (3.48%) Subversion
5 12 (2.46%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.02%) NUnit
8 4 (0.82%) ERwin
8 4 (0.82%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.61%) JIRA
9 3 (0.61%) MSTest
9 3 (0.61%) PeopleTools
10 2 (0.41%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.41%) Maven
10 2 (0.41%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.20%) ReSharper
General
1 107 (21.93%) Finance
2 52 (10.66%) Banking
3 22 (4.51%) Marketing
4 21 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.69%) Front Office
6 10 (2.05%) Back Office
7 8 (1.64%) Legal
8 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.43%) Retail
9 4 (0.82%) Electronics
9 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.61%) Law
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (47.54%) .NET
2 110 (22.54%) ASP.NET
3 73 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (13.93%) .NET Framework
5 52 (10.66%) Web Services
6 51 (10.45%) WCF
7 50 (10.25%) HTML
8 47 (9.63%) jQuery
9 43 (8.81%) XML
10 40 (8.20%) CSS
11 34 (6.97%) Entity Framework
12 33 (6.76%) MDX
13 31 (6.35%) WinForms
14 29 (5.94%) AngularJS
15 21 (4.30%) WPF
16 18 (3.69%) HTML5
17 17 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (2.66%) ADO.NET
18 13 (2.66%) REST
19 11 (2.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.51%) Replication
3 17 (3.48%) N-Tier
4 16 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 15 (3.07%) Data Extraction
6 10 (2.05%) NHS
7 8 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.64%) Equities
8 7 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.23%) Data Conversion
9 6 (1.23%) Derivative
9 6 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.02%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.02%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.02%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.76%) Windows
2 9 (1.84%) Linux
3 8 (1.64%) Unix
4 5 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 121 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (23.16%) MVC
4 96 (19.67%) ETL
5 55 (11.27%) Data Modelling
6 52 (10.66%) Performance Tuning
7 42 (8.61%) Web Development
8 37 (7.58%) TDD
9 29 (5.94%) Scrum
9 29 (5.94%) Unit Testing
10 26 (5.33%) Migration
11 24 (4.92%) High Availability
12 21 (4.30%) Kimball Methodology
13 18 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (3.48%) CRM
15 16 (3.28%) Analytics
15 16 (3.28%) Data Migration
16 15 (3.07%) Database Tuning
16 15 (3.07%) ETL Development
17 14 (2.87%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 270 (55.33%) SQL
2 206 (42.21%) C#
3 169 (34.63%) T-SQL
4 83 (17.01%) JavaScript
5 34 (6.97%) VB.NET
6 30 (6.15%) Java
7 26 (5.33%) VBA
8 15 (3.07%) VB
9 12 (2.46%) C
10 10 (2.05%) C++
11 8 (1.64%) XAML
12 7 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.43%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.43%) VBScript
13 6 (1.23%) Ruby
14 5 (1.02%) Python
15 4 (0.82%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.82%) PHP
15 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (4.92%) Degree
2 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.41%) MCSD
4 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.07%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.20%) GAAP
3 1 (0.20%) HL7
3 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.20%) DBAmp
2 1 (0.20%) Grafana
2 1 (0.20%) Kibana
2 1 (0.20%) logstash
2 1 (0.20%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 152 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.02%) Oracle
3 10 (2.05%) Tableau
4 8 (1.64%) Cognos
5 7 (1.43%) SAP
6 5 (1.02%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.82%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.82%) Reuters
7 4 (0.82%) Telerik
7 4 (0.82%) Teradata
8 3 (0.61%) Informatica
8 3 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.61%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.41%) Cerner
9 2 (0.41%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.41%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.20%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.20%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
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